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Head of Transportation

Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Head of Transportation is responsible for the Transportation Asset and Brokerage division. This position directly oversees a team of managers, and provides oversight and guidance through indirect management of indirect reports. The VP of Transportation will be responsible for improving and optimizing existing processes, developing new processes where needed, and ensuring the overall efficiency and profitability of the division.

  • Manage a team of people successfully and efficiently within a Ground Transportation environment.
  • Manage asset based equipment and costs associated with our fleet.
  • DOT Compliance on all tractors and drivers must be maintained.
  • Full P&L Management to ensure best profitability.
  • Various Reporting to measure division performance. STATS by driver, by tractor, by trailer, etc..
  • Develop, measure and maintain KPIs for the division by job role.
  • Guide and coach department managers.
  • Procure 3PL vendors, company drivers, ICs.
  • Manage performance issues within the division.
  • Perform other related duties as required and requested.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong personnel management and coaching skills
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Experience with logistics, scheduling and planning in an intermodal transportation environment.
    • Solid foundation in freight forwarding, including familiarity with dispatching, customs and port operations.
    • Flexibility with hours, able to alternate schedules with managers
    • Ability to effectively communicate with customers
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and via email
    • Dependable and reliable
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Computer Literate including Windows 10, MSExcel, MSWordEducation/Experience:
      • High school diploma or GED certificate.
      • Minimum 5 years' experience in Transportation and Logistics
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently
      • Fluency in oral and written English

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